Cercidiphyllum japonicum (Katsura Tree)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Fast-growing, spreading, deciduous tree, or very large shrub, bearing heart-shaped, leaves that are pink-tinged when young; then rich green turning to a stunning yellow, then orange to purple in autumn, especially on acid soils. Ht.20mt.(65ft.). Has insignificant red flowers. Fallen leaves have distinctive smell of burnt toffee. Grow in sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Best if sheltered from cold winds. Good specimen plant.
Echinacea Cheyenne Spirit
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Wildlife Friendly
An attractive hybrid coneflower with long stalked daisy flowers of cream, yellow, orange, pink and red on sturdy upright stems; bringing the sunset to your border! Tolerant of drought, deer and poor soil.
Weigela Darts Colourdream
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Spreading, deciduous shrub with bright green leaves. Bell-shaped flowers in small clusters change colour as they age and appear red, pink and white, from May to June. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Grow in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for mixed border.